High School Sports

  • First-place scream
  • Tough sledding continues for Bulldogs football squad



    Jonathan Maness


    BRIGHTON — The Brighton football team needs to right the ship, and it needs to do it quickly. 

    For the second week in a row, the Bulldogs were their own worst enemies as they fell Sept. 18 to Northglenn, 10-6. 

  • PV golf team aims for regionals

    THORNTON – Now that Prairie View High School laid claim to the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference golf title, the T-Hawks can start focusing on the upcoming regional tournament.

    PVHS heads for the Broadlands Golf Course in Broomfield for an 8 a.m. tee time Sept. 21. The top two teams and the top 13 golfers not a part of the top two teams advance to the state 5A golf tournament in Fort Collins the first week in October.

  • Prep softball: Grandview stymies Brighton

    BRIGHTON -- Brighton's softball team didn't have many answers for the pitching of Grandview's Courtney Browne Sept. 14.

    Browne didn't allow a hit until the fifth inning and kept the Bulldogs' hitters off-balance as the Wolves upended BHS 6-1.

  • Prairie View scoreboard -- Oct. 1


    Prairie View batted around twice in the second inning and beat Gateway 22-0 on the T-Hawks' field. The Eastern Metro Athletic Conference game was Sept. 29.

    Haley Morgan and Sarah Stamps drove in four runs. Brooklyn Trujillo had three hits and drove in two runs. She also threw a no-hitter and struck out seven of nine batters she faced.


    Hinkley blanked Prairie View 5-0 in Aurora Sept. 29. Jesus Campa scored twice for the Thunderbirds. No stats were available for the ThunderHawks.

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard – Sept. 29


    Eagle Ridge beat Venture Prep 25-7, 25-11, 25-11 in class 3A Confluence League play Sept. 28 in Brighton.

    No stats were available for either team.

  • Brighton HS scoreboard Oct. 1


    Brighton swept past Thornton 7-0 in Eastern Metro Athletic Conference tennis. The Sept. 28 match was in Thornton.

    Five matches were played to conclusion. James Evangelista (No. 1 singles), Dylan Gagon (No. 2 singles), Matthew Swarr (No. 3 singles), Indigo Schultz and Hiroto Hayashi (No. 1 doubles) and Kevin Kovach and Austin Isham (No. 2 doubles) won in straight sets. The remaining matches went to Brighton by way of defaults.


  • PVHS tabs new girls basketball coach

     Doug Maier, formerly of Dakota High School, is the new girls basketball coach at Prairie View High School. 

    He’s had more than 18 years’ coaching experience in the both the boys and girls game.

  • PVHS captures EMAC golf title again

    THORNTON – Prairie View High School won the golf championship of the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference Sept. 9. The ThunderHawks beat out rival Brighton by two strokes over the course of two so-called "major" tournaments this season.

    The Bulldogs actually won the second major at the Heritage at Todd Creek Golf Course. BHS had a stroke total of 231, eight shots better than PVHS. Individually, Ryan Kropp of Brighton, who won the conference stroke title, fired a 73. Austin Ross had a 77, and Justin Kanda turned in an 81.

  • Thanos tabbed as Prairie View's new baseball coach

    BRIGHTON -- John Thanos is Prairie View's new baseball coach.

    He takes over for Tim Cardenas, who stepped down this spring because of family and business commitments.

    Thanos comes to PVHS by way of Chesterton High School in Indiana. The Trojans won a regional championship last year.